Operate all types of tools essential and necessary to the job, including but not limited to, hand drill, hammer, needle gun, caulk gun, chisel, utility knives, putty scraper, disk sander, rivet gun, impact wrench, huck gun, router, grinder, and tape measure. Maintain constant torque requirements. Other duties as necessary.
Prepare metal surfaces. Clean trailer components with solvents.
Caulk all required trailer seams and joints.
Position and fasten parts together with bolts, screws, rivets or other fasteners. Assemble sub-assemblies such as, but not limited to, brake hoses, light boxes, axles, air brake systems, nose boxes, wiring harnesses, tire-rim mounting, doors, walls, etc. Drill through aluminum, steel, and wood.
Perform measurement layouts per blueprints.
Operate overhead cranes.
Perform all assigned tasks in a safe, efficient, timely, accurate and highly productive manner according to company policy.
Contribute to the team effort to produce a quality product.
Attend scheduled work hours on a regular and timely basis. Maintain good attendance.
Ability to work mandatory overtime.
Ability to follow all company policies and procedures.
Ability to work and communicate in a team environment.
Other duties may be assigned as required by the company.
Knowledge and Skill:
Must be able to perform each essential function and responsibility of the job satisfactorily in accordance with company productivity and quality requirements.
Must have 1-3 months related experience and/or training.
Must be able to work at a fast pace, experiment, and express opinions regarding work methods and blueprints. Be accountable for errors.
Must maintain high standards of quality and work performance, including direct assistance to supervisor as needed.
Must be able to read and understand blueprints, tape measures and company documents for area.
Must have basic math skills, especially fractions.
Must be able to operate computerized automated equipment.
Standing 75 – 100 % of the time.
Walking 70 - 100% of the time.
Reaching, pulling, pushing, grasping, lifting or torquing with hands and arms 50 - 75% of the time.
Moving arm, wrist, hand, and/or finger 50 - 75% of the time.
Climbing and balancing on ladders and scaffolding of the time.
Moving arm above shoulder level up to 25% of the time.
Stooping, bending and twisting of the neck and trunk 30% - 60% of the time.
Crouching and kneeling 30 – 60% of the time.
Use of vibratory tools.
Regularly lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds occasionally. Any weight over 50 pounds requires additional personnel or lifting equipment.
Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must have 20/40 visual acuity (with or without correction) following Snellin Method Guidelines and Purdue Job Standards.
Ability to verbally communicate.
Hearing requirements include ability to hear bells, alarms and all verbal communication
Decision making Measuring
Understanding Problem solving/identification
Tools and Equipment Used:
Hand drill Hammer Needle gun
Caulk gun Chisel Utility knives
Putty scraper Disk sander Rivet gun
Impact wrench Hydraulic punches Huck gun
Pneumatic squeezer Router Drill press
Table saw Grinder Tape measure
Overhead cranes Jib cranes Safety glasses
Steel toed shoes Hearing protection
Other safety equipment as needed for special job duties
Working near moving mechanical parts and forklifts.
Working in high, precarious places, such as ladders, scaffolding, and manlifts, and exposed to legally permissible levels of fumes or airborne particles, toxic or corrosive chemicals.
Possibility of injuries.
Occasionally exposed to hot, cold and/or humid conditions.
Exposed to electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic hazards.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to very loud.
As required by law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Stoughton Trailers has come a long way since its founding in 1961 and today Stoughton Trailers is one of the largest trailer manufacturers in North America. With facilities spanning over one million square feet of manufacturing space spread out over 80 acres of property in three southern Wisconsin communities, it’s estimated that over 150,000 Stoughton trailers produced at these plants travel the highways of the United States and Canada every day.